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Twitter’s Parag Agrawal after firing top execs: ‘Expect more change for the better’

Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal has a put out a series of tweets explaining why he chose to fire two top executives at the company, stating that he would not avoid making difficult discussions about the company just because the social network was being acquired by Elon Musk. Agrawal fired Kayvon Beykpour, who was head of Twitter Product and Bruce Falck, lead ... Read More »

EBM Focus: What Does It Take to Keep Weight Off? Apparently More Than $665

Many a New Year’s weight loss resolution has lived and died by the sword of the “diet.” The body of evidence on dieting overwhelmingly shows that most diets work while you do them. Maintaining that weight loss after the diet ends, however, is most often a losing battle. Despite the yearly advent of new and improved fad diets and wonder pills, unrealized ... Read More »

Millions of Americans Can Claim More Stimulus Money Starting Today

President Joe Biden made coronavirus stimulus relief his first priority when he took office in January 2021. By March, the Democrats had passed his proposed COVID-19 aid bill, the American Rescue Plan Act, on a party line basis. The American Rescue Plan Act provided several different forms of financial relief, including: $1,400 stimulus checks for eligible adults and qualifying dependents ... Read More »

Top 5 upcoming cars in India: New Hyundai i20, new Honda City, Kia Sonet, and more

Upcoming cars in India: New-generation Hyundai i20, new Honda City, Kia Sonet, and Skoda Karoq are some of the most awaited cars that are expected to be launched in India over the next couple of months. Top 5 upcoming cars in India: New Hyundai i20, new Honda City, Kia Sonet, and more The Indian automobile industry has been battling a ... Read More »

As it ramps up public healthcare, India must give more room to private sector

Barricades in place near the India Gate in New Delhi. (Express photo by Amit Mehra) On March 25, despite fewer notified cases compared to other countries, India closed its international borders and enforced a lockdown. It adopted social distancing, testing and citizen isolation, with a clarion call to the private sector and entrepreneur who specialise in low-cost innovations to support ... Read More »

India’s mobile handset exports more than double; overtake last year’s exports in just 8 months

A special incentive scheme for the manufacture of mobile handsets and components may be unveiled in the upcoming budget.  Mobile handset exports from India have more than doubled in the first eight months of the current fiscal year. This is on top of a 132 per cent growth rate in the last fiscal as well. The overall exports of mobile ... Read More »

How Healthcare Mobile Apps are Making Healthcare More Accessible

With digital transformation, comes a revolutionized approach to the healthcare sector and helps the patients to have a better understanding of the subject health and the various medical services provided by the hospitals. In a country like India with a huge population and considerably fewer medical healthcare professionals, it is essential to have a robust system which allows doctors to ... Read More »

Gadgets Weekly: Samsung Galaxy Note10, Vivo S1 and more

Samsung, Vivo and other consumer electronics majors launched brand new line of phones such as Galaxy Note10 series and related accessories in addition to smart TVs this week. Here is the list of top gadgets released in India and globally (August 4-10): Vivo S1: The highlight of the Vivo S1 is the photography hardware. It boasts triple-camera module having a 16MP ... Read More »

FLIPKART GRAND GADGET DAYS: DEALS ON LAPTOPS, TABLETS, MOBILE ACCESSORIES, MORE

It is such a great time to be a consumer on e-commerce platforms! Just days after Amazon Prime Days sale, Flipkart Big Shopping Days, and Mi Turns 5 sale, Flipkart is now back with another three day sale period — Grand Gadget Days. The sale period kicked off on 25 July and will go till 27 July. Flipkart’s gadget sale includes offers on laptops, audio, gaming, cameras, ... Read More »

More evidence that pets benefit mental health

New research examines how interacting with pets affects cortisol levels among college students. Petting a cat or a dog reduces the levels of the stress hormone cortisol. Pet owners have long known — or rather, felt — that spending time with their beloved animal companion lowers stress and improves mood. An extensive review that Medical News Todayreported on included several testimonials from people living with mental ... Read More »